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BASEBALL
Nov 10, 2022
Munetaka Murakami homers as Japan routs Australia in WBC warmup
The game was the first of two ahead of March's WBC, when Japan and Australia will square off in their first-round pool at Tokyo Dome.
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JAPAN
Oct 16, 2022
Japan and Australia leaders to issue new security document amid China concerns
The declaration highlighting the importance of a 'free and open Indo-Pacific' will likely be announced by the two countries' prime ministers on Saturday in Perth.
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COMMENTARY / World
Oct 14, 2022
Japan-Australian alliance is even more important in today's geopolitical environment
Japan and Australia have much to gain by improving ties, both militarily and economically, in an uncertain global geopolitical environment.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Apr 20, 2022
Solomon Islands PM says China security pact won't undermine regional peace
The move has heightened concerns in Canberra about the potential for a Chinese military presence less than 2,000 kilometers away.
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BUSINESS / Markets
Jan 17, 2022
Traders wanted in a once-sleepy gas market with new kingpins
China became the biggest importer of liquefied natural gas in December, overtaking Japan for the first time since it pioneered the industry in the 1970s.
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Nov 2, 2021
AUKUS has a significant part to play in the 'new Cold War' against China
The grouping of Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States has beefed up maritime capabilities, but has also created tension and suspicion among friends.
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SOCCER
Oct 10, 2021
History looms large as Japan seeks much-needed win over Socceroos
In Tuesday's crucial showdown at Saitama Stadium, Japan will face an Australia that has won a record 11 straight matches in qualifying for Qatar 2022.
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Rugby
Mar 27, 2021
Wallabies coach views 'berserk' Japan market as threat to Australia
A slew of established test players are already playing in Japan, including Wallabies captain Michael Hooper on a sabbatical.
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Mar 2, 2021
Protecting democracy in a free and open Indo-Pacific
Japan and Australia need to team up with the United States and the United Kingdom to shore up values and ideals in the region.
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 23, 2021
Digital network building in the Pacific
Japan and Australia have leading roles to play in helping digitalize the region through the use of undersea cables.
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COMMENTARY / World / Geoeconomic Briefing
Feb 20, 2021
Australia and Japan's alliance can beat China’s interdependence trap
As Canberra and Beijing get deeper into their ongoing trade spat, Tokyo needs to step in to help boost regional ties and agreements.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Dec 9, 2020
Australia and Japan edge toward an alliance
On Nov. 17, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison became the first foreign leader to visit Japan since Yoshihide Suga assumed the prime ministership.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 24, 2020
Japan and Australia put aside wartime baggage to counter China’s rise
Expanding defense ties gives Japan a stake in other countries, creates options and helps knit a thicker weave of security relations throughout the region.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 22, 2019
'Hawkins of Arabia'
Tokyo should not spare its efforts to make its security partnership or alliance with Australia as substantially mutual as possible.
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Rugby
Oct 23, 2018
All Blacks warn Australia, Japan they can still elevate their game
If Australia and Japan are to beat the All Blacks in the coming weeks when they meet in Yokohama and Tokyo, respectively, they will have to defeat a side which, by its own admission, can "still get better and smoother in some areas."
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Rugby
Aug 10, 2018
Japan captures first-ever title at Wheelchair Rugby World Championship
The Japan wheelchair rugby team won its first world championship on Frida in an upset win against Rio de Janeiro Paralympic champion Australia.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 9, 2018
The Quad isn't a knight in shining armor to slay the dragon
Instead of trying to counterbalance China through a collective defense pact, the Quad four should build an informal security architecture.
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BUSINESS
Dec 19, 2017
Tiny stem cell firms close in on major heart disease goals
The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighted by early stem cell champion Geron Corp. abandoning the field in 2011.
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Rugby
Aug 18, 2017
Japan women remain winless at World Cup
Japan showed its attacking ability with three late tries Thursday, but it was not enough to prevent a third-straight pool stage loss as it went down 29-15 to Australia in the Women's Rugby World Cup.
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JAPAN / Politics
Aug 7, 2017
On ASEAN sidelines, Japan, U.S., Australia rap Chinese buildup in South China Sea
The top ministers of Japan, the United States and Australia on Monday lambasted China's military buildup in the South China Sea and confirmed the importance of security cooperation in dealing with a territorial dispute in the waters.

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